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Bryan Cranston Wants to Leave Walter White Dead

In a world where Hollywood is out of ideas and remaking or rebooting everything, Bryan Cranston is fighting for originality. Sort of.

Appearing at Comic Con to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Breaking Bad, Cranston said he wants no part of a series reboot.

“We’re very proud of our show and ‘Better Call Saul’. In some ways, it’s best to leave it alone – that you want to think back on it favorably.

“I don’t want to mess with it. It was the perfect opportunity that changed all of our lives. It changed many lives on our show.”

Plus, it’s pretty tough to do a reboot when the main character dies in the end. That’s why Better Call Saul is perfect in its long boringness. As a prequel, they can potentially bring in Walter or Jesse for a couple of episodes at the end of the run. They’ve already introduced Gus Fring, giving him a nice backstory.

On the subject of Breaking Bad, Aaron Paul said Cranston would often joke that Jesse (Paul’s character) would be dying soon.

“He comes up to me and just gives me a really long, exaggerated hug.

“And he’s just not letting me go. I’m like, ‘What’s going on?’ ‘Hey man, it’s been a fun ride.’ I’m like, ‘What do you mean?’ … He walks away.”

Ironically, Paul was the only worthwhile character who didn’t end up dying. No, Skylar was not a worthwhile character. She was the worst.

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